MILLSBORO, DEL. — Intervet Inc. announces the introduction of Continuum? Feline HCP vaccine with a three-year duration of immunity against rhinotracheitis caused by herpesvirus-1 (FHV-1), calicivirus (FCV) and panleukopenia (FPV).
Unfortunately, weight changes in older cats are often attributed merely to aging, so clients may not seek veterinary care or veterinarians may inadvertently delay a diagnostic workup until marked weight loss is evident or additional clinical signs arise. Starting with a detailed history, work your way through a complete workup in these patients.
A 10-year-old 8.6-lb (3.9-kg) spayed female domestic medium-haired cat had been evaluated by the referring veterinarian because of lethargy, right pelvic limb lameness, lumbar discomfort, reluctance to jump, and tail weakness.